To spy on worms for days on end, Picower Institute scientists invent a new open-source microscopy platform.
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The lateral septum encodes spatial information with a special emphasis on where the reward lies.
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MIT researchers pinpoint mechanism and demonstrate that drugs could help.
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Knocking out the immune cytokine IL-6 exacerbates symptoms in HD model mice, affects neural connection genes.
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Chemical process called ELAST allows labeling probes to infuse more quickly, and makes samples tough enough for repeated handling.
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Drug compound, tested in mice, could be effective in treating the leading heritable cause of intellectual disability and autism.
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Reactivating an enzyme that promotes DNA repair can help to reverse age-related cognitive decline in mice.
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Neurons that store abstract representations of past experiences are activated when a new, similar event takes place.
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Neuroscientists identify genes that modulate the disease’s toxic effects.
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The same neurons responsible for encoding reward also form new memories to suppress fearful ones.
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